The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 206 204 177
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 33 34 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.41% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.41% 1.82% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 22
Average daily rate £123 £331 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.01% +7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £192 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £133 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 20
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £14.20 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.45 £24.40 £14.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.75 £12.53
% change year-on-year
-8.47% +17.71%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2337 1869 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.03% 22.27% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 874 929
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 256 303
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -3 10 £123 -37.97% 1
Hampshire +11 8 £115 -75.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 7 £238 -26.92%
Berkshire -15 6 £270 -37.93% 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista.

1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (66.13%) Microsoft
3 36 (58.06%) Windows XP
4 34 (54.84%) Windows 7
5 26 (41.94%) Active Directory
6 24 (38.71%) MS Office
7 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
8 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
11 12 (19.35%) SQL
12 11 (17.74%) Broadband
12 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
13 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
14 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
14 9 (14.52%) Citrix
14 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (14.52%) Linux
14 9 (14.52%) MCSE
14 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
15 8 (12.90%) VMware
15 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (12.90%) Windows 2000
15 8 (12.90%) ITIL
15 8 (12.90%) MCP
16 6 (9.68%) UNIX
16 6 (9.68%) DNS
17 5 (8.06%) DHCP
17 5 (8.06%) HP
17 5 (8.06%) SQL Server

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.61%) Captiva
Applications
1 24 (38.71%) MS Office
2 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
2 11 (17.74%) Broadband
3 6 (9.68%) DNS
4 5 (8.06%) DHCP
5 4 (6.45%) VPN
5 4 (6.45%) Firewall
6 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.84%) 3G
6 3 (4.84%) LAN
6 3 (4.84%) WAN
7 2 (3.23%) Network Security
8 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MSI
1 4 (6.45%) TestDirector
2 3 (4.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.84%) WinRunner
2 3 (4.84%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.23%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Mockito
4 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.61%) Hudson
4 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.61%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (4.84%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) French Language
2 2 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (1.61%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Build Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.23%) Support Specialist
9 2 (3.23%) Applications Packager
9 2 (3.23%) Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) HTML
1 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.61%) JSTL
2 1 (1.61%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (1.61%) jQuery
2 1 (1.61%) JPA
2 1 (1.61%) Struts2
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) EJB
2 1 (1.61%) CSS
2 1 (1.61%) JSP
2 1 (1.61%) Servlets
2 1 (1.61%) Struts
2 1 (1.61%) XML
2 1 (1.61%) JAXB
2 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.61%) Spring
2 1 (1.61%) JSF
2 1 (1.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Clustering
1 3 (4.84%) PDA
2 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Handset
3 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (58.06%) Windows XP
3 34 (54.84%) Windows 7
4 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (14.52%) Linux
7 8 (12.90%) Windows 2000
8 6 (9.68%) UNIX
9 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
10 4 (6.45%) AIX
11 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) ITIL
2 5 (8.06%) Scrum
2 5 (8.06%) V-Model
3 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
4 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
4 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
5 2 (3.23%) Migration
5 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.23%) Change Management
5 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.23%) ERP
5 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (1.61%) Service Management
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.61%) UML
6 1 (1.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) C
3 2 (3.23%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) C++
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) VB
4 1 (1.61%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (14.52%) MCSE
4 8 (12.90%) MCP
5 4 (6.45%) ISEB
6 3 (4.84%) MCSA
6 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.23%) MCDST
7 2 (3.23%) MCTS
7 2 (3.23%) MCITP
8 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 26 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) XenApp
4 3 (4.84%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.23%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.23%) XenServer
6 1 (1.61%) Snort
6 1 (1.61%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.84%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.84%) WSUS
3 3 (4.84%) Netcool
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.61%) SCCM
5 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.61%) Nessus
Vendors
1 41 (66.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Citrix
3 8 (12.90%) VMware
4 5 (8.06%) HP
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle
5 3 (4.84%) Veritas
5 3 (4.84%) Remedy
5 3 (4.84%) McAfee
6 2 (3.23%) Apple
6 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) Kaseya
6 2 (3.23%) Novell
7 1 (1.61%) F5
7 1 (1.61%) AppSense
7 1 (1.61%) Nokia
7 1 (1.61%) Compaq
7 1 (1.61%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) EMC
7 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £17 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago